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Rudis - Victoria Style
Rudis Victoria with white handle grip.
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Military and Police Personal: Use 'gousa' as a discount code during checkout.

Please Note: Send the engraving in an email, with graphics attached. Due to the quantity of orders we receive, we may overlook an order just put through the cart. Military Orders. Due to your increased security, my emails are blocked sometimes when I send proofs. Its best to use your personal email address.
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Price includes one side of engraving You may either enter text in the box below or you may email the layout to cd@woodenswords.com. If you want engraving on the back side, please select one of the options under "Engraving Backside" - you must email us the back side engraving
Price: $75.00
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Must choose a weekday date. No weekends.

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Backside Engraving: Email cd@woodenswords.com

No Backside Engraving
Include Backside Engraving [Add $10.00]
MILITARY ONLY: Include Backside Engraving [Add $5.00]
Guard Engraving: Email cd@woodenswords.com

No Guard Engraving
Guard Engraving - One Side [Add $5.00]

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A Rudis was a gift to a gladiator for a special achievement. This signified his release from a slave to a freeman. Our Rudis is an excellent and unique give for someone who has completed service in the military, retired, or completed an academic achievement.

Made in the USA, This is our upgrade rudis. Historically they had an ivory handle. We don't do ivory, but we left the handle with a finished white wooden handle for a beautiful contrast. The handle is not octagon for a very historic look.

Rudis can be engraved with corporate logo, military insignia and/or text in many different fonts. We have done Greek Paddles, like Alpha Epsilon Pi and others. One set was for a group of bestmen for a wedding. See below for engraving examples of our extensive military insignia catalog or on facebook. You may email your .jpg insignia file and engraving text to us at cd@woodenswords.com.

HOW TO ORDER: For text only, you may enter the text in the box above. Then choose the option for "back side engraving" Military customers using the discount code may have engraving on the second side for no additional charge. For graphics or additional engraving information, email us at cd@woodenswords.com. Item is for sword only with engraving, any stands or cases are sold separately.

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Rudis Retirement Gifts March 20, 2017
Reviewer: LtCol G. Troy Roesti from HQMC Pentagon  
Purple Heart Armory has provided exceptional service on each and every Rudis ordered for my Marine unit.  The staff quickly responds to email orders by turning out a detailed proof of each Rudis order prior to production.  Once approved, they manufacture a high quality piece in a timely manner.  These gifts have been well received and are a fitting recognition of a warrior's service to his or her country.

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Great Product March 20, 2017
Reviewer: Arthur Viana from Jacksonville, NC United States  
They always send a proof before engraving anything in order to ensure the product comes out just right. They are quick to respond to any question you may have while delivering a great product and customer experience.

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Only the Best! February 7, 2017
Reviewer: Frank Ebel from Gainesville, FL United States  
I've been using Christian for all my awards since 2013, and I wouldn't use anyone else! His work is top notch and the customer service is second to none. If you need something that absolutely WOWS, this is it. Everyone, and I mean everyone, asks me where I get these gifts. Christian is the man!!

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Great Award February 4, 2017
Reviewer: James Joyce from New Fairfield, CT United States  
beautifully done and makes for a eye catching award. Beats a piece of paper in a frame any day of the week. Nice that lettering can be placed on both sides of the blade.

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Review of Rudis January 9, 2017
Reviewer: James Dixon from Merrillville, IN United States  
Professionalism and service are second to none.  I highly recommend Purpleheart Armoury.

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